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Potassium Nitrate

  • Monohydrate
  • CAS 7757-79-1
  • Molar weight 101.102g/mol
  • Chemical formula KNO₃

It is a natural source of nitrate and has been used as a constituent for several different purposes, including food preservatives, fertilisers, tree stump removal, rocket propellants, and fireworks. Potassium nitrate is a common active ingredient in toothpaste, exerting an anti-sensitivity action.

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Potassium Nitrate
  • Monohydrate
  • CAS 7757-79-1
  • Chemical formula KNO₃
  • Molar weight 101.102g/mol

Product details of Potassium Nitrate

MonohydratePotassium NitrateSaltpeterSaltpetre

  • Food
  • Technical

  • Crystals
  • Granular
  • Powder

  • Solid, prilled or crystalline white

Chemical formula

KNO₃

CAS number

7757-79-1

Molar weight

101.102g/mol

Specific Gravity

2.109

Melting Point

334 °C

Boiling Point

400 °C


Applications

  • Adhesives and sealant chemicals
  • Agriculture chemicals
  • Fertilisers
  • Food additives
  • Food preservatives
  • Pharmacology

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